Sep 10, 2021

Advanced Practice Professional-Orthopaedics-Hand Surgery -85001

  • West Virginia University
  • Morgantown, WV
Orthopaedic Hand /Upper Extremity Surgeon

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:    The Advance Practice Professional (APP) is an individual with clinical and medical skills, and expertise in the care of orthopedic, hand & upper extremity patients.  The APP completes comprehensive patient health evaluations (including biological, social and psychological assessments), taking into account the patient’s co-morbid conditions and overall disposition in collaboration with the appropriate clinical/faculty team.  The APP assesses and coordinates the educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and caretakers.  The APP develops and reviews the plan of care with the other members of the clinical team, participates in directing that care, and coordinates discharge planning/and or follow-up (as applicable).  The APP participates in the education of residents and medical/nursing students and performs diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures.   Provide healthcare services consistent with state law and the requirements of the professional licensing or certification authority and/or hospital privileges, where applicable.  Such service may include, but are not limited to.   Minimum Qualifications:   Nurse Practitioner: -Graduate of a CCNE accredited nursing program with Master’s Degree in Nursing -National Certification by one of the recognized APRN Certification Centers -Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in West Virginia -BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department -Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department -RNFA certification -Eligible and talented new graduates will be considered   Physician Assistant: -Bachelor’s Degree as Physician Assistant, or Master’s Degree as Physician Assistant required -Graduate of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant (PA) training program required -Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants required -Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the WV Board of Medicine or WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine -BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.3 -Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department -Eligible and talented new graduates will be considered     Please click on the link below to open and review the detailed job description and minimum qualifications: Advanced Practice Professional - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery

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